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Port Authority Axed by State

W.Va. votes 5-0 to ‘rescind and terminate’ subdivision’s powers

October 5, 2013

The West Virginia Public Port Authority has voted to “rescind and terminate” the powers of the Weirton Area Port Authority at the request of Weirton Mayor George Kondik....

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wvhoopie2

Oct-06-13 11:30 AM

Weirton must be anti-growth is they want to disolve ports that could bring business to the area. Maybe they are still hoping to have someone build a new steel mill on all the empty land in the city and don't want anyone bidding up the price!

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wvhoopie2

Oct-06-13 11:26 AM

I wonder if a county could approach the State and have a city disolved? Maybe this is the answer to West Virginia problems just have county government and cut the size of government.

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wvhoopie2

Oct-06-13 11:20 AM

Something smells in this action. Why no public hearing on getting rid of the port at the state, county or city level? Why didn’t the city council sign the letter? Why is the BDC afraid of having a possible bidding war? Who makes up this BDC? How can a mayor dictate action to a State Port Authority? The main question is follow the money and politicians?

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RealConcernefCitizen

Oct-05-13 7:02 PM

Wonder why the Mayor wouldn't want a port authority. They are significant economic engines around the world. This is a question that really needs answered bye ayor and Weirton officials.. Why is the talking

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Hefner

Oct-05-13 6:11 PM

Who will be directing to docking of the luxury cruisers and the cruise ships of Carnival Cruises? Is there no concern for the naval vessels docked at the port or the fishing fleets that launch daily at sunrise? Where does the Wheeling PD dock their submarine and aircraft carrier?

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